Croydon Portrait studio - professional photoshoots for your family

If you’re looking for a professional portrait studio for your next family photoshoot then you have come to the right place. Your photoshoot at our Croydon studio is about capturing those important family milestones. We all know they grow up too fast and making the time for a professional photoshoot is just one of many things you have on your mind. That’s why we want to make your photoshoot experience stress free for both you and your family. As parents ourselves, we understand that having a young family is one of the most precious times, but one that passes by ever so quickly.
Memory Gate Photography - Portrait studio in Croydon
For more than a decade we’ve photographed hundreds of families, babies and bumps from all over London and Surrey. Our Croydon portrait studio, just off the Purley Way, is a culmination of all that experience. Your studio photography experience begins at the unique Photo Cafe where you can enjoy a fantastic coffee and discuss the sort of images you’d like us to create. The photography studio we designed and built was created specifically for families and babies as is our impressive viewing lounge where you’ll view your beautifully edited images.
Portraiture is the passion that lies at the heart of everything we do. It’s doesn’t matter if we’re photographing your newborn baby or your whole family. We hope to capture not only the expressions but the affection, animation, excitement, warmth and devotion. Photography can be just a simple as pressing a button but we see it a lot more than that. This is why we put care and attention into each and every one of your images we photograph, edit and present.
We hope you have an enjoyable and relaxed experience at our Croydon portrait studio, safe in the knowledge you’re in qualified and professional hands.

Deciding which photoshoot at our Croydon portrait studio is right for you.

The first step to thing about what type of photoshoot you’d like at our studio. For expectant parents our maternity photoshoots are extremely popular, especially with first time parents. Newborn photoshoots are a once in a lifetime opportunity to capture your baby when they are still so tiny. Your baby’s first year is full of wonderful milestones from tummy time to crawling and a first year cake smash. Once they a bit older family pictures are perfect at any age but never more so than just before they start school for the first time.
maternity photoshoot in our studio in Croydon

Maternity photoshoots

Croydon Portrait Studio

Our Croydon portrait studio has be designed to make your maternity photoshoot relaxing and creative experience. Our professional photography team will unsure you are comfortable enough to us to create beautiful images of your pregnancy.
Newborn photoshoot in Memory Gate studio in Croydon. Smiling newborn in the basket.

Newborn photoshoots

Croydon Portrait Studio

If you only ever have one professional studio photography session for your baby it has to be a newborn photoshoot. The first two weeks of your baby’s life is a wild ride but having the amazing images from professional newborn photoshoot will be certainly worth the trip to our amazing Croydon photo studio.
baby photoshoot in portrait studio in croydon

Baby photoshoots

Croydon Portrait Studio

Throughout your baby’s first year they will go from being a tiny helpless ball in your arms to a toddler tornado. You have all of the fun firsts to look forward to from first smiles to their first full belly laugh at the seemingly nothing.
Cake Smash photo photoshoot - Portrait studio in Croydon

Cake Smash photoshoots

Croydon Portrait Studio

Over the last decade of photographing babies smashing cake we’ve experienced every kind of cake smash. Your baby might love just posing with their cake or they may completely destroy it! Whatever happens it’ll be an amazing memory for you and incredible fun for them.
Family Photoshoot in our Croydon Portrait Studio

Family photoshoots

Croydon Portrait Studio

Capture this moment in time with a professional family photoshoot. Every year your family changes and goes through some amazing milestones. There really is no better time for a family photoshoot than right now. You could be celebrating a new arrival to the family or welcoming them back from university. They do grow up too quickly so drag them down to our Croydon studio.


If you’re looking for an idea for a baby shower gift, birthday present or any occasion the our Studio photoshoot gift vouchers are perfect. We’ve designed our vouchers to fit your needs and budget. Simply choose the type of photography experience you’d like to send someone as a gift, select the amount you’d like to spend and add a personal message. Gift vouchers can be emailed or posted directly to you or the recipient.


Jurassic Adventure – 24.07.22

Is your child dinosaur mad? Then why not join I Wanna Be Studios on a dinosaur photoshoot adventure? Our photoshoot experiences are perfect for Dinosaur fans with a big imagination.

Only 9 spaces available !